StatisticBitter LakeSeattleWashington
Population density (sq mi)6,0637,978117
Median age42.435.837.6
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a45%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%41%44%
Speak Englishn/a78%81%
Speak Spanishn/a4%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bitter Lake is 24% lower than Seattle
  • The median age in Bitter Lake is 19% higher than Seattle
  • In Bitter Lake 69.56% of the population is White
  • In Bitter Lake 12.30% of the population is Black
  • In Bitter Lake 9.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Seattle, WA Demographics


      Bitter Lake population breakdown by race

      RaceBitter LakeSeattleWashington
      American Indian0.43%0.61%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.23%0.40%0.63%
      Mixed race7.97%6.47%5.34%
      Other race0.27%2.10%3.92%
      In Bitter Lake, 6.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Bitter Lake age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Bitter Lake, Seattle, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).